The Parish Council is pleased to announce that the Play Area is open once more for all children up to 12 years. Following government advice, we have run safety checks, completed a Risk Assessment and put up advisory notices for parents and children to read. You are especially advised to use hand sanitiser before and after you use any equipment.
Make the most of this opportunity now, as we will shortly... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 23:56 by Patricia Hobson
The Government's Written Ministerial Statement issued on the 13 May 2020 on planning and construction hours makes it clear that local planning authorities are expected to agree requests from developers to extend construction working hours to 9pm Monday to Saturday, until the 13 May 2021. In circumstances where there are no residential propetties nearby, even longer hours can be considered.
The aim of... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 23 May 2020 14:29 by Clerk
Bower House situated in Market Harborough is offering counselling to anyone who needs support with their mental health. Their services cover a 10 mile radius from Market Harborough.
Although the Bower House is a Christian charity, those with any or no faith are welcome to access the service.
Bower House will take calls on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 4pm and Thursdays from 2pm to 8pm;
Telephone... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 13:25 by Clerk
The Harborough District Community Safety Team would like to share important helplines for those at risk:
If you or your family are in immediate danger call 999. If you are unable to talk press 55 after dialling and the Police will know that you need help. Please note that it is okay to leave your home during lockdown if you are experiencing abuse. The police can also remove the person harming you from... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 11:15 by Clerk
People being encouraged to only visit if essential.
The city and county councils say they are working hard to re-open some of their recycling and household waste sites later this month.
The county sites opening are at Barwell, Lount, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray, Mountsorrel, Oadby and Whetstone.
The seven county sites will be open to county residents only. The county council is also looking to introduce... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 09:28 by Clerk
The UK Government has announced revised plans to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day which will include an address from Her Majesty The Queen.
In line with government guidance, the original plans for VE Day 75, which included a veteran procession, had to be adjusted due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced a new programme that will allow members of... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 11:04 by Clerk
New NHS central access point for urgent mental health needs
Telephone number: 0116 295 3060
What is the central access point?
The mental health central access point is a 24/7 telephone contact point for people with urgent mental health needs. The aim of the central access point is to consider an individual's needs and route them to the right support.
Who is the central access point for?
Anyone of any age... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 11:03 by Clerk
With library sites closed across the county to protect public safety, library members can access thousands of digital books, audiobooks, magazines and newspapers for free through their phones, tablets or computers. The digital titles also offer a personalised and accessible experience with options for font sizes, translation and voice-overs.
Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 11:19 by Clerk
Leicestershire County Council has announced that it is extending the times that people eligible for concessionary travel can use their bus passes during the coronavirus outbreak.
The council is responding to supermarkets across the county opening earlier for older people and disabled people, to give the most vulnerable access to food and essential provisions.
The authority will relax the time restrictions... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:36 by Clerk